The basis for corneal shape change during contact lens wear
Carney, Leo G. (1976) The basis for corneal shape change during contact lens wear. American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 52(7), pp. 445-454.
Trials were conducted in which subjects wore various contact lenses while their corneas were exposed to gases of varying oxygen content. Measurements of central and peripheral corneal thickness and corneal topography show that corneal topography changes after contact lens wear can have at least two causes, an unevenly distributed corneal thickness change and/or a mechanical molding of the shape.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Contact Lenses, Cornea/, anatomy & histology Humans Nitrogen Oxygen Partial Pressure|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1976 American Academy of Optometry|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||25 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:29|
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